|WR 121 - Intro to Academic Writing|
Prerequisite: Appropriate scores on Lane's Writing Placement Test or a passing grade (C- or better) in WR 115.
This fundamental course for all writing students introduces students to the conventions of academic writing. It emphasizes defining and developing a significant topic and using principles of clear thinking to support an assertive or argumentative thesis. Students will gain an understanding of their subject matter, audience, purpose, and point-of-view, and demonstrate that understanding through the organization and development of their essays. Students will learn how to analyze and evaluate other writers' work to sharpen their critical abilities as readers and writers.
The course also introduces students to skills in source analysis, documentation, and beginning research methods.
May be offered online.
4.000 Credit hours
40.000 TO 48.000 Lecture hours
Schedule Types: Lecture
Lang, Lit & Communication Division
Lang, Lit & Communication Department
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Colleges:
Credit level WR 115 Minimum Grade of C- or Credit level WR 115 Minimum Grade of P or ( Accuplacer Read. Comprehension 076 and Accuplacer Sentence Skills 096) or Wr 115 or Equv at Prev College P
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